“Personal Narrative as Political Struggle”: This cross-genre conversation brings together three authors with incredibly different approaches to addressing structural racism and processing personal experiences of Blackness, whether through critical theory, humor, memoir, essay, or poetry. Featuring Pamela Sneed (Funeral Diva), Adam Smyer (You Can Keep That To Yourself), and Frank Wilderson III (Afropessimism); moderated by […]
Adam Smyer presents You Can Keep That to Yourself in conversation with Deesha Philyaw, author of The Secret Lives of Church Ladies; hosted by Belmont Books. More details and registration: https://www.belmontbooks.com/event/virtual-adam-smyer-conversation-deesha-philyaw. PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET).
Adam Smyer presents Knucklehead at an InsideStorytime at the Octopus Literary Salon.
Adam Smyer (Knucklehead) joins a first-time author panel at LitQuake. Full detail TBA. Location: The Writers’ Studio, California College of the Arts, SoMa campus, 1111 8th Street.
Adam Smyer presents his debut novel, Knucklehead, at the Open Book Festival in Cape Town. Full details TBA.
Adam Smyer presents Knucklehead at the San Francisco Public Library, Main Branch.
A Writers With Drinks reading series event featuring Adam Smyer (Knucklehead), Esmé Weijun Wang, Rebecca Watson, Dickson Lam, Tina LeCount Myers, and Beth Winegarner, plus special guest host Carol Queen; The Make Out Room. Cost: $5 to $20, no one turned away. All proceeds benefit the Center for Sex and Culture.
Adam Smyer, author of Knucklehead, will read alongside Dickson Lam and Glori Simmons at the Octopus Literary Salon for Writers Reading.